A. Crooks, ‘Studying in Toronto – Remember your ESTA’

Author: Alistair Crooks   You’re packing. The day before, obviously. You don’t know any other way. You fire up your laptop to print out your flight details. All a mere formality. Toronto bound, with a Philadelphia layover. You read. You notice some small print. You read closer. You’ve forgot your ESTA. You’ve forgot your ESTA….

N. Munro, ‘Mamma Mia – Stockholm is the best!’

Author: Nina Munro   Going abroad is an amazing experience, and something you may never get to experience in your life again. It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and not one to be missed if you are thinking of applying. Those who do not apply regret it and those who do go abroad come back with…

J. Gibson, ‘Studying Abroad in Stockholm, Sweden’

Author: Jamie Gibson If you love nature, scenery and fika’s (coffee break in Swedish), then moving to Sweden, and studying at Stockholm University is your best option. Quickly, I have learnt a lot which may help other potential students settle in quicker. When first applying to Stockholm University it is useful to know the logistics…

C. Maciver Cowan, ‘Czechin’ out: Studying Abroad in Prague’

Author: Caitie Maciver Cowan Making the Move – the decision to study abroad When I was offered my place on Study Abroad, I was ecstatic, however, the doubts soon rolled in. It’s an incredibly daunting thought to move to a country that you don’t know, that you might not even have visited, leaving your friends…

B. Nisbet, ‘Studying Abroad in Oslo, Norway’

Author: Brooke Nisbet When I heard that I had been offered a place to study at the University of Oslo for a semester of third year, I didn’t know what to expect. I had considered it might be colder and possibly more expensive but I didn’t know much else. My aim in this blog is…

L. Crookshanks, ‘Studying Abroad in Hong Kong: All that and Dim Sum’

Author: Louisa Crookshanks For me, Hong Kong was the perfect place to study abroad. It surpassed all my expectations: socially, culturally and academically. I made friends with people from all over the world, developed my knowledge on challenging legal issues and managed to tick off some bucket list destinations. Hong Kong’s Culture I would describe…

L. Coates, ‘The Canadian Experience’

Author: Lucy Coates The Canadian Experience As a twenty year old with little to no experience of moving too far past Glasgow, making the leap of studying on the West coast of Canada was a bold move – and one of the greatest decisions of my life. I have always been driven by a love…

Gimme Gimme Gimme Fika: Studying abroad in Sweden – Jade McBride

This time last year it was confirmed that was going to be studying at Lund University in Sweden for one academic year. I can safely say it’s been the most challenging but incredible experience of my life. I was initially attracted to Lund due to the variety of course choices and its ranking. The University…

Living ‘La Vie Francaise’: Studying abroad in France – Kathryn Wilson

Life in France and Cultural Integration  Moving to France is both a daunting and exciting prospect. Being constantly surrounded by non – English speakers while integrating yourself into a completely different culture can be nerve-wracking. I did an internship in Togo, a French speaking country in Western Africa before moving to Lyon, which helped keep…